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ERIC Number: ED177432
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Teaching About Sexually Transmitted Diseases; A Curriculum Guide and Resources For Grades 7-12.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
This curriculum guide provides school districts that already have VD education programs with up-to-date information about research and epidemiology relating to sexually transmitted diseases. For districts wishing to implement a program for the first time, it offers both a structured framework and the resources and materials needed for a complete five-day unit. The guide provides teachers with materials and ideas they can use immediately in the classroom, and includes a rationale and structure for teaching about sexually transmitted diseases. The step-by-step, five-day unit contains lesson plans, a variety of learning activities, and student worksheets that can be duplicated or displayed in the classroom. The unit can be followed in detail or viewed as a series of suggestions. Teachers can use the worksheets and learning activities exactly as presented, modify them, or develop additional activities and materials on their own. If possible, the unit should be included as part of a comprehensive health education program. However this guide is used, its purpose is to provide teachers with options and new possibilities for teaching about sexually transmitted diseases. In addition to syphilis and gonorrhea, many other diseases and related problems are discussed. (Author)
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Discussion, Disease Control, Health Education, High School Students, Secondary Education, Secondary School Teachers, Sex Education, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Teacher Role
Publications Sales, California State Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95802 ($1.65)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.